Tyler Perry Net Worth

Tyler Perry Net Worth

How much is Tyler Perry worth?

Net Worth:$600 Million
Date of Birth: September 13, 1969
Residence:Atlanta Georgia
Occupation:Filmmaker, Playwright, Comedian & Actor


Tyler Perry is an American actor, filmmaker, comedian, and playwright. He is listed as the highest-paid actor of 2010 in entertainment industry earning about USD 130 million.

Perry has a unique style whether it comes to acting or making films. He performed and created the character of Madea An Elderly Black Woman.  He creates films in various styles from orthodox filmmaking techniques to filmed productions producing stage plays.

In the 90s, Perry has produced and wrote various stage plays. He also produced numerous television series. Tyler Perry’s House of Payne is his most prominent and noticeable work. This series ran for about eight seasons from 2006 till 2012 on TBS.

Perry successful career turned him towards the partnership of Oprah Winfrey Network. This partnership opened the doors of scripted television series to the own.

Perry has also made a remarkable achievement by joining The Haves And The Haves not and created multiple scripted series for the network. Haves And Have Not has given its own highest ratings to his betrayal, manipulated and typical scripted series.

As of 2022, Tyler Perry net worth is around $600 million.

Early life

Perry was born on September 13, 1969, in New Orleans Louisiana to Willie Maxine Perry and Sr. Emmitt Perry who is a carpenter. Perry bore a miserable childhood as His father used to beat him cruelly. His mother used to take him church every week to save himself from his father’s beating for his son’s sanity and peace of mind.

He changed his name from Emmitt to Taylor at the age of sixteen because he wanted to distance himself from his father.

He also revealed some bad memories of his past and told that he was molested by his friend mother and other three men at the age of ten years. He also got to know that Emmitt Perry was not his father biologically.

Due to certain issues, Perry couldn’t manage to complete his education however he earned a GED (General Educational Development).

He got to know about his writing skills when he learned about the therapeutic effects of writing watching the Oprah Winfrey show. He wanted to work out of his problem and This comment pushed him to pursue his career as a writer, therefore, he started this journey by writing letters to himself which later became the basis of I know I’ve been changed (musical).

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Personal life

Perry is a nobleman and a Christian by faith. His work mostly reflects social behavior and theology which indicates about the black church culture. In his stage and screen work the prominent church settings, worship styles, gospel music, and African American Churches are commonly noticed.

As of 2016, he was unmarried but had a relationship with Gellila Bekele. The couple gave birth to a baby boy Aman Tyler Perry in 2014. He got some of the special friends like Will Smith, Janet Jackson, and Oprah Winfrey.

Perry mother William Maxine passed away due to illness in 2009. He started his studio Tyler Perry film and studios and started operating it from Southwest Atlanta.


Perry owns several properties. In 2010 he purchased dean gardens in Atlanta suburb of John’s Creek. In 2017 he also purchased a house that is a gated community in Mulholland Estates in Los Angeles. Perry owns several properties in the Bahamas and Wyoming.


Perry belongs to a deprived and underprivileged family. He was not stable enough to run his studio. His first song I Know I Have Been Changed was financed by his life savings. The song contains many elements including Christian themes, dignity, self-worth, forgiveness, dysfunctional family and child abuse. But unfortunately, this song was a failure. But this multitalented man didn’t lose his hope and kept his spirit high. He persisted and rewrote the music repeatedly and created a large fan following African- American audiences.

Besides his music career, he also started taking steps towards his film career. He produced many films and acted in several movies.  From all the money he earned through selling tickets of his stage productions he managed to fund his first movie Diary Of A Black Mad Woman which did a big business in the American film industry. his most notable work includes Startrek, Gone Girl, Vise, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, Madea’s Family Reunion, Daddy’s Little Girls, Why Did I Get Married, Meet The Browns, The Family That Preys, Madea Goes To Jail, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Madeas Big Happy Family, Good Deeds, Madea’s Witness Protection, Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor, The Single Moms Club, The Star and Nativity Of Jesus.

As of now, Tyler Perry net worth is estimated to be around $600 million which makes him one of the best actors in the world.


This multitalented man has won many awards and nominated several times for showing his amazing skills.

  • Tyler won African Film Critics Association in 2015 in best-supporting actor category for a Gone Girl.
  • Perry won BET Comedy Awards in outstanding actor and writer category for a theatrical film Diary Of A Mad Black Woman.
  • In 2009, he won Boston Society Of Film Critics’ awards for Star Trek in best cast category.
  • He won Golden Raspberry Awards in 2014 and 2018 for a Madea Christmas and Boo 2! Madea Halloween.
  • Perry won NACCP awards in outstanding motion picture and outstanding director for a motion picture category in 2011 for Colored Girls.
  • In 2005, Perry won Stinkers Bad Movie award for Diary Of A Madwoman.


Tyler Perry is one of the most successful career-oriented men. He is an incredible actor, writer, producer, and director. The main source of his income is his own studio house and his amazing productions.

As of 2022, Tyler Perry net worth is approx $600 million.

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Written by Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot

Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot is a productivity enthusiast who in on mission to help entrepreneurs and solopreneurs in achieving their business goals through focus, grit, and motivation. When he is not advocating smarter work, he is traveling the world or journaling his achievements in the self-growth arena on his blog.

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